Differentiation of Welfare of Rural Households in Poland in 2012


The subject of the research in focus was the material welfare of households. In particular, there were analysed the level and differentiation of the welfare of rural households in 2012, after more than twenty years of developing of market economy in Poland. In addition, there was examined the relationship between income, consumer spending and household equipment and the level and differentiation of measures of the welfare distinguished by the criterion of the main sources of income of households groups. In the study both econometrical and statistical analysis was used. The study was based on primarily source of information coming from the panel study of household budgets conducted by the Central Statistical Office, as well as the data contained in the statistical yearbooks of the Republic of Poland.


Prosperity; Households; Village; Household income

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Published : 2014-12-31

Hanusik, K., & Łagowska-Szczęśniak, U. (2014). Differentiation of Welfare of Rural Households in Poland in 2012. Journal of Agribusiness and Rural Development, 31(1), 43-58. Retrieved from http://www1.up.poznan.pl/jard/index.php/jard/article/view/475

Krystyna Hanusik  khanusik@uni.opole.pl
Uniwersytet Opolski  Poland
Urszula Łagowska-Szczęśniak 
Uniwersytet Opolski  Poland

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